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> From: Amy Baxter-Bellamy <[log in to unmask]>
> Date: October 10, 2012 2:04:56 PM EDT
> To: Seminar <[log in to unmask]>
> Subject: [MCEAS seminar] RE: The Zuckerman Prize in American Studies
>
> The Zuckerman Prize in American Studies
>
> The McNeil Center for Early American Studies is pleased to announce  
> the third annual Zuckerman Prize in American Studies, given in honor  
> of Hyman Zuckerman and Henrietta Zuckerman Landis, parents of  
> University of Pennsylvania professor Michael Zuckerman.
>
> The Zuckerman prize offers $2,000 for the best dissertation  
> connecting American history (in any period) with literature and/or  
> art. Only unpublished dissertations formally accepted between 1  
> January 2011 and 31 December 2012 qualify for the prize. Submissions  
> will be evaluated for the seriousness and originality with which the  
> dissertation engages relationships among history, art and/or  
> literature, the significance of the treatment to scholarship in the  
> field, and the overall quality of the writing.
>
> Applicants should submit ONE double-sided copy of the entire  
> dissertation (additional copies will be requested from finalists)  
> along with the cover sheet (http://www.mceas.org/zuckerman-cover-sheet.pdf 
> ), and should request a confidential letter from the dissertation  
> director commenting on the intellectual significance of the work, to  
> be mailed separately or included in an envelope with the  
> supervisorís signature across the seal. Additional copies may be  
> requested by the committee from finalists. The winner will be  
> notified in late spring and announced at the MCEAS final seminar in  
> May.
>
> Applications must be postmarked by 15 December 2012, and submitted to:
>
> The Zuckerman Prize
> McNeil Center for Early American Studies
> University of Pennsylvania
> 3355 Woodland Walk
> Philadelphia, PA 19104-4531
>
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